New farm subsidies regime could be great for nature – if properly funded

New farm subsidies regime could be great for nature – if properly funded

Environmentalists are giving England’s newly announced post-Brexit subsidies system a cautious welcome Farmers in England have waited six years to find out what they will be paid by the government to do after Brexit, and now they have been given something resembling an answer. When the UK left the EU, one of the few almost universally agreed benefits was that the farming system could be reformed, leaving behind the hated common agricultural policy that paid farmers for the amount of …